Safety & security

Saftey & Security

Here we collect some brief, official information about Covid-19 for visitors who are in or intend to visit Värmland.

Effects on events, museums, public life

Events with more than 50 visitors (500 until 29 march) are currently officially prohibited in Sweden, but the spread of the Corona infection has affected even smaller events, places of interest and our public life. Several events like concerts, performances and exhibitions in Värmland, are cancelled or may be cancelled, sometimes with short notice. The museums, hotels and other accommodations as well as restaurants and shops are open at this time being and welcome their guests. They all follow the current regulations from authorities concerning hygiene and the guest is asked to do the same. Please observe, that opening hours might be changed, even with short notice. We ask you to contact the organiser or place you want to visit in advance – just to be sure. You are, of course, also welcome to contact us at info@visitvarmland.com. or the muncipalities tourism organizations

Guidelines for visitors

The Public Health Agency of Sweden advises all those with symptoms like cough, fever, sore throat etc, even milder cases, to avoid social contact in order to avoid infecting others. Stay at home if you feel unwell and wait at least two days after you have recovered before socializing again. Please, also keep a safe distance of at least 1,5 m, avoid crowds and wash your hands often. 

Places to visit

Our places of interest, accommodation facilities and shops are largely in line with the authorities' guidelines and recommendations. The rules regarding hygiene and distance are strictly followed and guests are asked to do the same. Some destinations have changed their opening hours or are closed. Changes can be made at short notice, and if you want to be completely sure, we ask you to contact the respective organizer before your planned visit. 

Restaurants and cafes

Many of the restaurants and cafés in Värmland offer take away for those who do not want to eat on site, some also offer delivery. More information can be found on the respective websites and social media.

Travel to and within Sweden

At www.folkhalsomyndigheten.se you will find the latest information about covid-19 .

Information about traveling in Sweden can be found here.

Further information from authorities: Re-open Europe, Krisinformation.se and Regeringen.se

Questions about bookings?

For questions about your bookings in connection with your stay in Värmland, we ask you to contact the respective accommodation and organizer directly. 

Information for organizers

For events and gatherings with less than 50 participants, the Swedish Public Health Agency recommends a risk assessment before implementation. Read more about the Swedish Public Health Agency's guidelines for organizers here.

More information

Do you have more questions? the Swedish Public Health Agency has collected questions and answers about Covid-19 here.

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